Pronunciation: (krOO"di-tā'; Fr. kry-dē-tā'), [key]
—n. (used with singular or plural v.) French Cookery.
an appetizer consisting of a variety of raw vegetables, usually cut into strips or bite-size pieces, and served with a dip.
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